"Foam rolling was once for professional athletes only. These days it’s hard to walk into a gym without tripping over somebody rolling around on a neoprene tube. Dedicated classes in hip New York gyms are frequented by the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker and Shakira. Forget protein shakers, resistance bands or Fit Bits: foam rollers are this season’s must-have gym accessory."Read More
The RMT Education Project
Interpreting and applying research to the field of massage therapy.
Posts look at ideas, discoveries and developments in the fields of sports medicine, neuroscience, pain physiology and clinical anatomy.
Athletes competing at a high level are often subjected to strict doping regulations. Which is why they often look for non-pharmacological ways to support athletic performance. A recent trend has been for athletes to take soft tissue work in to their own hands, using foam rollers to ease the pain of overexertion.
Image Credit- By Marco Verch CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48213449Read More